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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Torii Kiyotsune
Culture:Japanese (active 1757-1779)
Title:Tien Chen, Tien Kwang and Tien King, from the picture book Ehon Nijushiko [Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety]
Date Made:1774
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 7 in x 5 1/4 in; 17.8 cm x 13.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kiyotsune ga]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tien Chen, Tien Kwang, Tien King [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1997.2.5
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black

Vertical view of the story of the filial Chinese brothers Tian Zhen, Tian Guang, and Tian Qing discussing about dividing household under a bauhinia tree.

legends; Chinese; ethics

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